Chemicals -- Surplus chemicals that may be of use to other UWA personnel


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Chemicals that are no longer needed by a particular area could be of use elsewhere in the University. This mailing list can be used to advertise your surplus or unwanted chemicals to other subscribed UWA personnel.

Conditions of use of this mailing list:
Supplier responsibilities:
1. Advise of any possible contaminants or impurities in the chemicals posted.
2. Provide a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) with the chemical.
3. Ensure the container has suitable labelling.

Responsibilities of the person acquiring:
1. Ensure before collection that there is a suitable storage location for the chemical.
2. Ensure a copy of the MSDS is available either before or at the time of collection.
3. Ensure the chemical has a compliant label before accepting ownership.
4. Ensure the chemical is included in your chemical register (ie. ChemAlert).
5. Once you have taken a chemical from a supplier, the chemical becomes your responsibility. You must ensure it is used and stored safely, that people in your laboratory are advised of any hazards and are trained to handle it safely, and that once the chemical is used, it is disposed of safely. You should investigate the cost of disposal before acquiring any new chemical.
6. Ensure the chemical is right for your purposes before you accept ownership.

Some chemicals must not be advertised on this mailing list. Do not to advertise schedule 7, 8 or 9 poisons, or drug precursors.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Chemicals Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)

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